The first block of Pat Sloan’s Splendid Sampler premiered today – and how appropriate – a ‘heart block.’ Each week two patterns for 6-1/2″ blocks using various techniques by multiple designers will be available for download. Here is my first one. I hope the rest are as easy and finish so quickly. I chose to hand applique the heart – needle-turn is not as intimidating as many people fear.
Definitely not a traditional Valentine Heart – but I think it makes a dramatic statement. I was attracted to this project because I can use some of my scrap stash – which is quickly taking over my storage area! Normally I’m not a fan of scrap quilts – unless they are, what I call, coordinated scrappy. Let’s see how I do with this project.There is always time to quilt!